Plotting is the subject of this combined reading and talk. It takes place at the Nanaimo Campus of Vancouver Island University, Thursday March 2, 1:00-2:15. Click here for full details. Thanks to Kathy Page for this invitation.
Thanks to Emily Carr University of Art and Design for inviting me to read in their On Edge series. I’ll be on stage with Kevin Spenst on 23 February and 6:30 pm. Emily Carr University Library, 1400 Johnston St., Granville Island
I’m delighted to have been named the Associate Director of Narrative for the 2017 Writing Studio at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. The position is especially meaningful as I was myself a participant at the Writing Studio in 1987 and 1991. Like many Canadian writers, the Banff Centre was crucial to my development as an artist. For application information, click here.
Very much looking forward to this!
I’m very pleased to be invited back to Christianne’s Lyceum of Art and Literature to talk about Vancouver Vanishes: Narratives of Demolition and Revival. The evening includes wine and Christianne’s usual delicious snacks. 7-10pm at the lyceum. Find the address and full details here.
It was an honour to be asked to contribute to this list and even more of an honour to discover a book of mine on it. A big thank you to the Writers’ Trust of Canada!
I’m really looking forward to sharing the stage with the wonderful Eve Lazarus and Aaron Chapman. Thursday November 3rd at 7 pm. Hope to see you there!
I’m thrilled to have work in this upcoming very cool collection: The Short Story Advent Calendar. Just like when you were a kid, the Short Story Advent Calendar offers 24 stories that readers open one by one on the mornings leading up to Christmas. For more information and to order, click here.
I’m thrilled to be hosting the Alma Lee Opening Night Event at the Vancouver Writers Fest. These six diverse voices will give you a taste of the delights to come the whole week. Tuesday 18 October, 8:00 pm at Performance Works on Granville Island. Click here for the program listing.
I’m honoured to be conversing with my old editor and friend John Metcalf about his life and his latest work of fiction (the first in 30 years), The Museum at the End of the World. Saturday 22 October at 8:00pm, Studio 1398 on Granville Island. Click here for the program listings.